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Recommendations Issued about Biosimilar Usage for Rheumatic Diseases

The treatment of choice for rheumatic diseases has traditionally been the use of biological agents called bio-originators. These agents are derived from microorganisms, animals or humans. The increasing cost of these agents has put effective treatment out of the reach of many disease sufferers. A group of international rheumatologists, patient representatives and specialists in related […]

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A Boost for Lupus Research

On June 29, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) Appropriations bill, which funds the country’s military and medical activities.

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Smoke Exposure in Childhood Can Boost Chances of Getting RA

As a follow-up to my previous blog, I’d also like to talk about another interesting finding that was presented at the conference: secondhand smoke exposure from cigarettes in childhood can boost chances of getting rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

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Foods that Alleviate Arthritis Pain

Although arthritis doesn’t have a cure, there are certain things you can do to alleviate the pain. Some of these include participating in activities like yoga, acupuncture, or taking medication. However, there is a natural way to alleviate arthritis pain: eating certain foods that have the power to fight inflammation.

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Why Millennials are Already Showing Signs of Arthritis

According to a recent report cited in the Washington Post, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention determined that one in four adults in the United States suffers from arthritis. So what’s the cause? It’s a combination of technology usage and excessive workouts that put too much use on their joints.

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